Graduate Tax Program

Villanova University’s Graduate Tax Program—designed for legal, accounting and business professionals—offers students a learning experience few schools can match. Here, lawyers and accountants learn with and from each other in integrated classes that allow for in-depth, interdisciplinary examinations of tax principles and policies.

Conducted jointly by the Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law and the Villanova School of Business, the program offers a Master of Laws in Taxation (LLM), Master of Taxation (MT) for non-lawyers, JD/LLM in Taxation, as well as Certificate Programs in specialized areas of taxation. Highlights include renowned faculty, comprehensive electives, on-campus and online formats, and the Nova Network.

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Villanova LLM Students Take 1st Place in ABA Section of Taxation 17th Annual Law Student Challenge Competition

Villanova University Graduate Tax Program LL.M. students Dan Masciello and David Greenberg earned 1st Place in the 17th Annual ABA Law Student Tax Challenge Competition. Ed Liva, Director of the Graduate Tax Program and Professor of Practice, served as the Team’s Faculty Advisor.

The annual event is sponsored by the ABA Section of Taxation as an inter-law school competition designed to focus on the tax consequences of a complex business-planning problem. It provides law students with the opportunity to research “real-life” tax planning issues, and to demonstrate their acquired tax knowledge through their writing and oratory skills in front of the nation’s largest single group of practicing attorneys, judges and educators specializing in tax law.

Further details on the event can be found on the ABA website here.

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